Cora Jean

Cora Jean

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, Fiction, American

Cora Jean is the story of a young girl from the American South, the daughter of a prostitute who is sold for forty dollars and five sacks of sweet potatoes.
From a brutal upbringing and tumultuous life growing up in the 1960s to modern day, Cora Jean's simple heart and strength of character shine through in a story of love, loss and ultimate grace that speaks volumes to us all.

Title:Cora Jean
Edition Language:English
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    Cora Jean Reviews

  • Keith Browning

    Best new book I've read in agesLawrence Gullet has told a fascinating story that's feels a little like To Kill A Mockingbird mixed with Fried Green Tomatoes. An arc that spans a girl's life populated ...

  • Sally

    Cora Jean From the first chapter this book had me! The story of Cora Jeans life just was written so well. I could not put this one down. Yep, it is after 2:00 am!!! Oh boy😍...

  • Nora Wolfenbarger

    Loved this book. The main character made me laugh, cry, and celebrate her fight. This author is amazing at showing the strengths and weaknesses of human beings. An excellent read. ...

  • Pam

    This is a great book! Easy reading! ...

  • Cynthia Strand

    Could hardly put it downThis story is engaging from the first chapter. I read it eagerly, not wanting to stop. The characters are well developed and you feel as if you know all of them, good and bad. ...

  • michael e. atkinson

    What a wonderful bookI read about 3 to 4 books a week. Many great and satisfying but this book was more than just a great read, it just made me happy. It made you feel like nothing you have experiencd...

  • Joan mooney

    Loved it Enjoyed every word of this book. It’s a sad and triumphant tale of a life well lived. I loved the honesty of it except, I don’t believe they had microwave ovens in 1967. Lol. It’s the s...

  • Dianne Peace

    A full experienceIt would be very easy to believe this story to be non fiction because the best and worst of humanity lives on these pages. Very rich in detail, the reader can live through Cora Jeans'...

  • alfred rusenstrom

    Recommend the book . I really enjoyed the storyine. The first part with Cora and her sister was very sad. But it sure kept you wanting to read on and on. So very happy with the ending knowing Cora als...

  • Monica

    Don't miss this beautiful storyThis book was just marvelous.I particularly enjoy books that capture the specifics of a time period and way of life.This first person narrative is written by a woman of ...